COVID-19

Consumers Turn to Plant-Based Foods During the Pandemic
As we round the corner on month seven of life during a pandemic, a few lasting truths appear to be emerging: One is that we need to adopt better hygiene, since frequent hand-washing and wearing masks can stop the spread of the virus. The other is that we need to eat better, and if the industry forec…
Study: Vitamin D Appears to Protect Against COVID-19 Infection
Low levels of vitamin D are related to COVID-19 infection and hospitalization, a new study out of Israel found. When doctors tested patients for risk factors of COVID-19 infection, one consistent marker was low levels of vitamin D in the blood: Patients at the highest risk for infection and hospital…
Report to the USDA Recommends More Plant Foods, Less Sugar
When the USDA releases its recommended dietary guidelines every five years, you can expect a food fight of epic proportions. This year's scientific report–essentially the paper that is submitted to the Secretaries of Agriculture and Health and Human Services in advance of the guidelines–states clear…
Bill Nye Shows Why You Should Wear a Mask, On TikTok
Bill Nye shows with this simple airflow trick how effective masks are. Try your own mask at home. All you need is a lit candle. And, thank you for wearing a maks. Not all masks are equally as effective, however, as Nye demonstrates with a simple air-flow test...

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